Chapter 6. Managing Database Transactions
In this hour, you learn the concepts behind the management of database transactions.
The highlights of this hour include:
The definition of a transaction
The commands used to control transactions
The syntax and examples of transaction commands
When to use transactional commands
The consequences of poor transactional control
What Is a Transaction?
A transaction is a unit of work that is performed against a database. Transactions are units or sequences of work accomplished in a logical order, whether in a manual fashion by a user or automatically by some sort of a database program. In a relational database using SQL, ...